Learning Bird Behavior: Advice From Cornell Lab of Ornithology

The following is advice from the eCornell course we took on “Courtship and Rivalry In Birds”. We thought it would be perfect for birders who want to really get into learning and observing bird behavior. Watch carefully; even small actions can carry big messages. Don’t be dazzled by the flash. Look past the most obvious

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Birding Audio Tour for the 518-mile Great Lakes Seaway Trail Now Available

We reviewed Birding the Great Lakes Seaway Trail and now the Audio Tour CD is available. Here is the press release. Sackets Harbor, NY – Wildlife biologist Kimberly Corwin and Adirondack Kids® co-author and television show host Gary Allen VanRiper are inviting birders to experience the Great Lakes Seaway Trail in their time, at their

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Bird Photography Weekly #70

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Week 5 – eCornell Course – “Courtship and Rivalry in Birds”

We have recently enrolled in an eCornell course called “Courtship and Rivalry in Birds“. This is a 5-week course and here is a recap of the third module/week of this course. [View Week 1] [View Week 2] [View Week 3] [View Week 4] The focus this week was cooperative-breeding among birds, specifically that of Florida

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Review of Bright Wings: An Illustrated Anthology of Poems about Birds

This compact little volume would make a great gift for your birding and non-birding friends alike. Although there are only a few shopping days left until Christmas, you still have time to pick up this great gift. The poems in this anthology are selected by Billy Collins, who served as poet laureate of the United

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Bird Photography Weekly #69

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